The simple act of removing all one's clothing can be incredibly liberating and exhilarating. American culture, so strongly influenced by puritan values, has traditionally sought to deprive the body of sensuous experiences. Consequently, being nude for reasons other than showering or sex is alien to many people. Why go naked? A more appropriate question is Why not? We were born naked, after all. Clothing is an invention of utility that has come to be taken far too seriously. -- From the Publisher --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.